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Coumba is 59 years old, married and a very active housewife. She lives near a branch of UIMCEC located 70 kms from Dakar. She is a travelling saleswoman with over 30 years of experience and a great love for her job.

Coumba is the family's main breadwinner and uses her income to cover the family's household expenses. She will use this loan to make a business trip to Gambia in order to restock on items like fabric, shoes and bags.
Mme Coumba, âgée de 59 ans, mariée, est une femme au foyer très active. Elle habite dans un quartier qui se trouve à 500 m du guichet situé à 70 km de Dakar.
Elle est marchande ambulante et possède une expérience de plus de 30ans; en plus de cela elle adore ce métier.
Avec le prêt elle envisage de faire un petit voyage en Gambie afin de renforcer son activité de ventes de tissus, chaussures, sacs.
Elle est soutien de famille et avec les bénéfices acquis elle aide dans la dépense quotidienne du foyer.

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This loan is administered by UIMCEC, a Kiva Field Partner in Senegal since 2008. UIMCEC is a government-regulated microfinance institution whose mission is to improve the revenue and well-being of families through access to financial services, allowing principally women and young adult micro-entrepreneurs living in rural and semi-rural areas to develop their revenue-generating businesses and supporting them in becoming financially self-sufficient.

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  • $2,300
    Average annual income
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